Financial Managers

Synovus Private Wealth Management

1221 Main St.

Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: (803) 796-6887

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Top row: Donna Nesbitt, Kim Branham, Sam Baxter Middle row: Jennifer Blackhurst, Tony Carimi, Wyatt Priddle Bottom row: Fleming Kolnik, Michelle Sarokas, Jeff Muthig

At Synovus, our mission is to help the people and businesses in our community reach their full potential.

Our customers know the value of local insight, local leadership, expertise, and resources.  A Private Wealth Advisor will be your personal guide and single point of contact, working diligently to understand what you want to achieve in life and how you define success.

“As a native of Columbia, I’m excited to lead a local team with many years of experience in wealth management. We are dedicated to the communities we live in, and back that up by serving on local boards and volunteering our time to help  charitable organizations, thus embracing the Synovus philosophy of ‘Here Matters’,” says Sam Baxter, senior director of private wealth management for South Carolina.

Our involvement in the community translates to the dedicated approach we take with every client. Private Wealth Management brings your financial life and legacy together, creating a comprehensive plan that’s customized for you.

Investment products and services provided by Synovus are offered through Synovus Securities, Inc. (SSI) a registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC, Synovus Trust Company, N.A. (STC), GLOBALT, a separately identifiable division of STC and Creative Financial Group, a division of SSI. Trust services for Synovus are provided by STC.


SSI is a subsidiary of Synovus Financial Crop. And an affiliate of Synovus Bank, and STC is a subsidiary of Synovus Bank. You can obtain more information about SSI and its Registered Representatives by accessing BrokerCheck. Banking Products are offered by Synovus Bank, Member FDIC.